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Whitewater Rescue Technician-Pro & Wilderness First Aid Level 4

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Laragh, Wicklow

Ireland

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The Whitewater Rescue Technician - Professional (WRT-PRO) course is designed for professional river users who require advanced rescue capability in a whitewater environment.

Course content includes:

Wilderness First Aid
Rescue 3 philosophy
Training standards
River hydrology and hazards (advanced)
Personal equipment
Technical and group equipment
Pre-trip planning
Risk assessments
Incident size-up
Incident management and site control
Medical considerations
Operating at night/ in poor visibility
Introduction to searching rivers
Communications
Whitewater swimming techniques (advanced)
Strainer swim
Conditional rescues – throwbags (advanced)
Shallow water techniques
Complex entrapments and cinches
True/contact rescues - untethered
True/contact rescues - tethered
Line crossing methods
Tensioned diagonals/zip lines
Flips, rights and crew/client recovery
Complex boat pins and wraps
Tethered boat techniques
Victim/casualty management
Knots and anchor systems
Vector pulls
Tensioning systems and mechanical advantage
Simple belay systems
Boat on a highline (optional)
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Prerequisites: Confident swimmer, with experience of water-based activities (rafting, canoeing, canyoning, sea level traversing etc)
Minimum age: 18.






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